Jr. SEO Specialist

Are you interested in working on the WebRocket digital marketing team? Then we’re interested in you! Check out this page to learn more about being a Jr. SEO Specialist.

The position at a glance:

  • Location: Geneva, Il
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $35,500 to $38,500 (potentially higher based on work experience)

If you think you’re a good fit, fill out an application form below!

What We're Looking For

Desired Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Business, Journalism, Communications, Information Systems or Statistics (GPA above a 3.4)

General Knowledge

Solid understanding of the Internet
Solid understanding of basic copywriting
Solid web copywriting skills

Experience

Should have customer service experience in any industry
Part time/summer job/internship experience is a must
Basic HTML experience (a plus)
Advertising agency experience (a plus)
Any SEO experience (a plus)
Experience with Google Analytics (a plus)

Qualities

Stays up to date on new changes to the web and actively reads several blogs
Professional, dependable, solid work ethic
Detail-oriented
Self-motivated
An eye for detail
Dedication to quality and high level of follow through
Approaches problem solving proactively and in a professional manner
Excellent time/project management skills
Solid analytical skills and ability to make decisions based on data
Creative problem solving abilities
Ability to meet deadlines
Outstanding written communication skills

What You'll Do

Responsibilities

Optimizing client website for search engines (on-page SEO)
Manage all aspects of SEO and PPC campaigns for clients
Keyword research for both SEO and PPC campaigns
Analyze competitors’ websites and online marketing initiatives
Create and manage paid search ad campaigns
Manage significant paid search budgets on top tier search engines (Google, Bing, & Facebook)
Prepare monthly SEO campaign reports
Optimize web content for keywords related to customer products and services
Consult with clients about their business goals and propose solutions and strategies that meet their needs
Assist in email marketing, website analysis and online advertising programs
Correct technical issues on the backend of website
Perform A/B, website usability, and website conversion rate testing
Responsible for driving client success on the web

Percentage Breakdown

5% analyzing clients’ competitors
5% writing ad copy, emails, etc
10% creating revenue, ROI and traffic reports for client campaigns
10% working in the backend of websites/fixing technical issues
10% updating website content
15% managing client SEO campaigns
15% client SEO strategy and analytics
15% building/developing SEO strategy
15% client interaction – phone calls, emails, in-person meetings, etc.
Note: The SEO Specialist is a client-facing position

Experience

Should have customer service experience in any industry
Part time/summer job/internship experience is a must
Basic HTML experience (a plus)
Advertising agency experience (a plus)
Any SEO experience (a plus)
Experience with Google Analytics (a plus)

What You'll Get

Opportunities for Growth

WebRocket is growing year-over-year and merit-based promotional opportunities are abundant for new team members who meet or exceed position performance metrics.

Potential Promotional Path for SEO Specialist:

Sr. SEO Specialist
Director of Digital Marketing

Compensation

$35,500 to $38,500 (potentially higher based on work experience)
GPA 3.8+ : add up to $3k to high range
Elite college or university & graduation with high honors: Add $3.5k-$5k to high range

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